Current Issue: May/June 2015

 May/June 2015

Issue Features

Our Cover Species: Baltimore Oriole by Dawn Hewitt

ID Yourself: The Tanagers of Summer by Alvaro Jaramillo

Frequent Flyer by Michael Engelhard

Cheez-its®, Leased Flycatchers, and Tales from an Unorthodox Big-Day Team by Matt Anderson

Birder of the Year by Mark Tower

Baltimore Oriole (Photo: Sandy Kanerva)

In the Backyard

Ten Thousand Hours is a Long Bus Ride by Al Batt

A Year at the Park by Stephan Lorenz

Pileated Chronicles by Bob Karel

My Way: Bountiful Backyard Baltimore Orioles by Wendy Clark

Watching Bird Behavior: Fade to Black by David M. Bird

Pileated woodpecker by Annie Howard.

Columns & Departments

Letters from Readers

Quick Takes by Paul J. Baicich

After the Spark: A Petrel from Mars by Kenn Kaufman

Birders Question Mark by Mark Garland

Bird Photography: Photographing Migrant Warblers by Brian Zwiebel

True Nature: Peg the Survivor by Julie Zickefoose

Far Afield: Birding New Mexico's Royal Road by Jerry Uhlman

Book Notes

Well-Equipped Birder: Miracle Underpants for Birding by Bill Thompson, III

Magnolia warbler by Andrew C., Wikipedia Commons. Master warbler photographer Brian Zweibel shares tips, tricks, and general advice for photographing these flighty birds.

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